acridine orange

3,6-bis(dimethylamino)acridine hydrochloride; a basic fluorescent dye useful as a metachromatic stain for nucleic acid s; also used in screening cervical smears for abnormal and malignant cells, where unusual amounts of DNA and RNA occur during proliferation and in tumors (DNA fluoresces yellow to green; RNA fluoresces orange to red). SYN: tetramethyl acridine.

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acridine orange n a basic orange dye structurally related to acridine and used esp. to stain nucleic acids

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see under orange.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • acridine orange — acridine orange. См. оранжевый акридин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Acridine orange — Chembox new Name = Acridine orange ImageFile = Acridine Orange.png ImageName = Acridine orange IUPACName = N,N,N ,N tetramethylacridine 3,6 diamine OtherNames = Euchrysine 3,6 Acridinediamine Waxoline Orange A Acridine Orange Base Solvent Orange… …   Wikipedia

  • acridine orange — A fluorescent vital dye, that intercalates into nucleic acids. The nuclei of stained cells fluoresce green; cytoplasmic RNA fluoresces orange. Acridine orange also stains acid mucopolysaccharides, and is widely used as a pH sensitive dye in… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • acridine orange — noun : an orange acridine dye see dye table I (under Basic Orange 14) …   Useful english dictionary

  • acridine orange — noun Date: circa 1909 a basic orange dye structurally related to acridine and used especially to stain nucleic acids …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acridine orange — noun A cationic dye, prepared from coal tar and creosote oil, often used in epifluorescence microscopy …   Wiktionary

  • Acridine orange — Акридиновый оранжевый (пигмент) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Acridine — Chembox new ImageFile=Acridine chemical structure.png ImageSize=250px IUPACName=Acridine OtherNames= Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=260 94 6 PubChem=9215 SMILES=C1=CC=C2C(=C1)C=C3C=CC=CC3=N2 Section2= Chembox Properties C=13|H=9|N=1… …   Wikipedia

  • Acridine yellow — chembox new ImageFile = Acridine yellow.png IUPACName = 2,7 dimethylacridine 3,6 diamine OtherNames = Acridine yellow G Acridine yellow H107 Basic Yellow K 2,7 Dimethylproflavine Abbreviations = Formula = C15H15N3 MolarMass = 273.3g/mol CASNo =… …   Wikipedia

  • acridine — ● acridine nom féminin (latin acrido, inis, odeur piquante) Composé C13H9N, faiblement basique, base de la fabrication de colorants. (L acridine est utilisée comme mutagène expérimental en analyse génétique.) Composé qui dérive de l acridine par… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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